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Your source for the latest in education policy and data from Data Quality Campaign Executive Director Aimee Rogstad Guidera.
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Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act an Important Step Forward
Bill increases student data privacy protections while ensuring data can be used in service of learning
WASHINGTON (April 29, 2015)— Rep. Luke Messer (R-Ind.) and Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) today released the Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act, a bill aimed at safeguarding student privacy. Following are the remarks of Aimee Rogstad Guidera, President and CEO of the Data Quality Campaign, a national nonprofit that advocates for the safe, effective use of education data to improve student achievement:
Child Welfare and Education Agencies Can Support Students Using #FosterData
In honor of #NationalFosterCareMonth, we're teaming up with the Legal Center for Foster Care and Education and the Juvenile Law Center to host a Twitter chat on how we can support students in foster care using #FosterData. We'll be joined by a host of experts and leaders in foster care and education policy fields.
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National Organizations Release Recommendations on the Federal Role in Student Data Privacy
The Data Quality Campaign Stresses Clarity, Coordination, and Capacity Building
With access to current education data, education and child welfare agencies can work together to help students in foster care, who often are highly mobile, by supporting them with needed education supports, helping smooth transitions between schools, coordinating to address attendance and discipline issues, and more.
Preparing Students for Jobs: Ensuring Student Success in the Workforce shows which states securely link limited K–12 data with postsecondary education and workforce data to evaluate which programs, schools, and pathways help students to be successful in college and careers.
Empowering Parents with Data: Nashville's Data Chats
Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) are using "data chats" to turn school relationships from student-teacher to student-parent-teacher to empower everyone involved in a student's education with the tools they need for success. Watch MNPS's family engagement strategy in Empowering Parents with Data: Nashville's Data Chats.